Home for the Holidays

5 Must-See Museums Open on Christmas Eve

Out-of-town guests can see why it's always the most wonderful time of the year in Houston.

12/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Make Merry

Bayou Bend's Christmas Village Gets Into the Holiday Spirit

From carolers to faux snow, join in all the reindeer games this week.

12/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Deck the Halls

The Glassell School Sale Has the Best Art Deals in Town

Who knows, you may end up with an early work from the next Dario Robleto or Aaron Parazette.

12/09/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Film Festival

Houston Cinema Arts Festival Announces World-Class Lineup & Programming

Sorry New York and Austin, but this Bayou City fest is bringing the heat to local screens.

10/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

October 21–23

Presenting Our Top 10 Weekend Picks

Bicycle operas in the Second Ward, ship channel-inspired performances and 8 other distinctive, only-in-Houston happenings.

10/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Weekend Warrior

What to See, Do and Laugh at This Weekend: Aug 26–28

Puppets go rogue, Renoir hits the silver screen, plus a thought-provoking exhibit opens at the Holocaust Museum.

08/25/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Play It Cool

Ways to Stay Cool This Summer: Hot Tickets

What could be more thrilling than back-to-back low-budget horror flicks?

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

Museum District Guide

10 Restaurants Within Walking Distance of the Museum District

From sumptuous brunches to late-night munching and everything in between

06/02/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Film

The Latin Wave Film Festival Presents Oscar-Nominated Movies at the MFAH

The annual event will showcase new Latin American films Desde Alla, Boy and the World and Ixcanul.

04/27/2016 By Sara Samora

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: April 1–3

Queer Hippo Film Festival, Two-Lane Blacktop at MFAH, Handel's Messiah at Ars Lyrica, Hermann Park Kite Festival, Mumford & Sons in concert

03/30/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Feb. 19–21

The World According To CPLY at Menil, Intimate Apparel opens at UH, Olivia Block performs her "found sounds," DEFINE rides into MFAH, Bayou Bend throws a family party

02/17/2016 By Nick Esquer

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

All That Jazz

A Little Party Never Killed Nobody

The Roaring Twenties goes on display in all its decadent glory in MFAH's Deco Nights.

12/08/2015 By Nick Esquer

Film

Cinéma Vérité

Director Kent Jones's Hitchcock/Truffaut brings the two legendary directors into focus.

12/04/2015 By Nick Esquer

Retail

The MFAH Shop Mixes It Up

New retail director Chris Goins has created an artful shopping experience.

11/17/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Film

Life is But a Dream

Director Katie Cokinos captures post-grad coming-of-age in I Dream Too Much.

11/13/2015 By Andrea Siso

Art

Between the Shadow and the Soul

MFAH's latest Latin American exhibition gets sociopolitical through conceptual art.

11/12/2015 By Brittanie Shey

Art

Going Dutch

MFAH features the first monographic collection of artist Joachim Wtewael’s works

10/22/2015 By Andrea Siso

Arts Lecture

Modern (Art) Woman

Art curator Miki Garcia talks about contemporary art in the modern world at MFAH.

10/16/2015 By Jenn Nguyen